Airbnb has become a major player in Japan's sharing economy in recent years. Behind the expanding demand, however, there are challenges to overcome. What strategy will the company employ to solve the issues? How will Airbnb's innovative business model impact real estate business and urban development going forward?
Airbnb Japan Representative Director Yasuyuki Tanabe will share his views in his opening keynote address at ULI Japan Spring Conference 2017.


Hidetoshi Ono
Managing Director, Japan Real Estate Manulife Japan

Opening Greeting
Shuji Tomikawa
President, Mitsui Fudosan Investment Advisors

Opening Keynote
Yasuyuki Tanabe
Representative Director
Airbnb Japan

Panel 1  
Yuta Oka

Founding Partner
InSitu Asia Holdings<

Panel 1
Ryuji Sawada

Partner, Real Estate & Hospitality
PwC Consulting

Panel 1 
Kou Sundberg

Kiraku Technologies

Panel 1 
Edward “Ted” Johnson

Partner, M&A Technology Companies
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Panel 2 
Noelle Coak

Country Manager for
Thailand, Taiwan and Korea
Regus Japan

Panel 2 
Alexander Paessler

Vice President of Real Estate APACWeWork

Panel 2 
Takashi Utagawa

GM, Business Development
Consulting & Development
Department III
Mitsubishi Estate

Panel 2 
Nachiko Yamamoto

AIA, LEED®AP BD+C Principle, Representative in Japan
Gensler and Associates / International

Closing Keynote
Peter Weingarten
AIA, LEED AP BD+C Regional Managing Principal, Asia Pacific Region, Gensler

Closing Remarks
Ken Chan
Country Head and Representative Director
GIC Japan